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Author: Rapin, Rene:

Title: Les Artifices des Heretiques.

Publication: Paris: Chez Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy. 1681.

Description: 12mo. pp. [xii], 444. Woodcut vignette to title. Small clean tear from outer edge of p.271, few leaves a trifle browned or dampstained. Contemporary sprinkled calf, raised bands, spine triple gilt ruled, gilt fleurons and tendrils, all edges sprinkled red. Boards and outer edges rubbed.

A rather vigorous Jesuit diatribe against Jansenism as an heretical imposture, listing the 24 psychological techniques and social behaviours by which Jansenists pass themselves off as 'saintly people'.


Reference Number: [53164]

Price: £200


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